68th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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Brief History

The 68th Regiment, Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler on June 16, 1862. The regiment was moved to Camp Butler, Illinois on September 17-21 and mustered out September 27, 1862.


Companies in this Regiment with County of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Other Sources


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